|Koenigs Grenadiere Marsch - (Unknown Orchestra)|
Here we have a moulded black wax cylinder made by one of the smaller labels that existed in Germany at the turn of the century. Schellhorn Platina-Guss Record #139, probably ca. 1903-1906 Schellhorn cylinders always tend to have a kind of a 'brittle' background noise. Koenigs Grenadiere Marsch (= King's Infantrymen March)
Keywords: german; march; cylinder record
|El Capitan March - United States Marine Band|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2009: An early rendition of John Philip Sousa's El Capitan March. Recorded for the Columbia Phonograph Company of New York & Paris. Exact dating of brown wax cylinders can be difficult to impossible. The current research status gives likely the date of late-1897 to early 1898, just before the Band's director William H. Santelmann became its new director...
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; march; sousa; 1896; U. S. marine band; US marine band
|Ack Vaermeland, du skoena, du haerliga land! - Unknown|
Here we have a brown wax cylinder, issued by Dansk Fonograf Magasin Kjøbenhavn under catalogue no. #929 Unfortunately the performer is not mentioned nor announced. If anyone knows, please post it! The title itself is a well-known traditional. As far as it was audible for me, the language is Swedish. Due to its playback speed of 160rpm this cylinder dates likely from 1902-1906. Lyrics: Ack Värmeland, du sköna, du härliga land, du kronabland svearikes länder...
Keywords: cylinder record; swedish; traditional; vÃ¤rmeland
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|König Karl Marsch - Unknown Band|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for February 2014: This band recording was sold on the more uncommon celluloid cylinder type by the German branch of Lambert Records. The overall bass quality is quite unusually high and rich. Enjoy!
Keywords: cylinder record; german; march; marsch; brass band; instrumental; lambert; celluloid; phonograph
|Polly Prim March - Unknown Band with Xylophone Solo|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for March 2014: Aside from the Lambert Company, the Britain based Indestructible Phonograph Co. was one of the early adopters of using celluloid for manufacturing cylinders. This ca. 1904 recording has a quite strong volume. Too bad, that names of the recorded performers are given rarely.
Keywords: cylinder record; xylophone; band; british; english; england; indestructible; cylinder; instrumental
|Lumbering Luke (Concertina Solo) - Unknown Performer|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2012: An unknown performer gives a ragtime concertina solo with piano accompaniment in the background. This celluloid 2-minute cylinder was made by the International Phonograph Company in England and was one of the first Edison compatible non-Lambert celluloid cylinders to hit the market. They were all black and would usually have a white plaster core and two brass metal rings inside on each end...
Keywords: cylinder record; concertina; ragtime; solo; british; english; england; indestructible; cylinder